The brain is not only unique; it is also mysterious. Will there ever come a time when all the inner workings of the brain are revealed, and we can truly unravel its mysteries? ARCS scholar Sydney Boutros is moving us closer to that day.
LaGrange GA – October 21, 2019—ARCS Scholar Alumna Jessica Meir spent her workday on Friday, October 18, floating in space. Tasked with repairing a major power source on the International Space Station (ISS), Meir was accompanied by fellow American astronaut Christina Koch, making Spacewalk 421 the... Read more
Women in STEM honored for their dedication and contributions to national foundation
LAGRANGE, GA. October 8, 2019 - ARCS® Foundation recently honored 14 of its members for their work on behalf of the organization’s mission to promote science, engineering, and medical research at an awards ceremony during their 2019 All... Read more
This September several ARCS All Members Conference attendees traveled along winding roads surrounded by evergreen-covered mountains to visit Newport, Oregon, in hopes of spotting whales along the shoreline.
Members from each of the other 14 chapters arrived in Portland in September, as the Oregon Chapter of ARCS Foundation hosted the All Members Conference (AMC) at The Nines Hotel. Sherry Lundeen, the national ARCS president, led the All Members Conference.
Speakers from ARCS Oregon partner universities wowed the conference attendees from... Read more
A passionate supporter of ARCS Foundation, Dr. John L. Anderson, was recently named President of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Elected by NAE members—nationally recognized engineers—Dr. Anderson, a long-time and active member, will lead the NAE in advising the US government and the public on some of the... Read more
A fresh sense of energy is flowing through ARCS San Diego Chapter. The Chapter recently celebrated a major milestone: distributing more than $10 million in local scholar awards over its 35-year history, while maintaining an endowment of more than $2.5 million. How did they do this? The answer lies... Read more
“There’s just so much going on inside the glass. It’s like a microscopic universe, living, breathing, and constantly changing.” You might think ARCS Scholar Thi Nguyen is describing his experience mixing chemical compounds in a lab. He is, instead, detailing his appreciation for the chemistry behind a glass of wine... Read more